1966 Uber Cup

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1966 Uber Cup
LocationNew Zealand Wellington, New Zealand
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The 1966 Uber Cup was the fourth edition of the Uber Cup, the women's badminton team competition. The tournament took place in the 1965-66 badminton season, 17 countries competed. Japan won its first title in the Uber Cup, after beating defending champions United States in the Challenge Round.


5 teams from 4 regions took part in the Inter-Zone ties. As defending champion, the United States skipped the Final Round and played directly in the Challenge Round.

Panamerican zone
Australasian zone
Asian zone
European zone

Knockout stages[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]


Indonesia Indonesia 6–1 Australia Australia
England England 7–0 West Germany West Germany
Japan Japan 7–0 Thailand Thailand

First round[edit]

Japan  5–2  Indonesia Napier, New Zealand
England  6–1  Canada Dunedin

Final round[edit]

Japan  4–3  England Auckland

Challenge round[edit]

1966 Uber Cup Champions


First title


  1. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.